Financial Accountability

If you're like most people, when you entrust an organization such as ours with your money, you want it to be used wisely and you want it to make a lasting difference in the lives of people who need it most. We want the same. Not only that, but we want you to be confident that we appreciate and value you as an interested, and deeply-invested, partner in our mission.


Our pledge to you is simple. Your information will be kept confidential. Your money will be spent wisely. And you will receive a prompt acknowledgement of any gift you send our way.

Confidentiality. We will never sell, rent, or divulge any of your personal information to any other organization or individual, except as required by law. Read our complete privacy policy.

Integrity. Our staff is well-trained, lean, and efficient so you can be assured your gift will have the greatest impact possible.

Acknowledgement. All donations will be personally recognized and promptly receipted.


Does your money impact the lives of the people your heart breaks for? In a word, yes.

In FY2016, your gifts provided more than one million meals, over 22,000 blankets, nearly a quarter of a million nights of shelter, more than 12,000 hours of counseling services, and so much more. To learn more about the impact your generosity is having on the lives of your neighbors, please take a look at our 2016 Annual Report.


Seattle's Union Gospel Mission is a member in good standing of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. We are also a Charity Seal Holder of the Better Business Bureau Foundation.

Our membership in the ECFA requires that we adhere to the highest standards of Christian stewardship and ethical financial practices. Read our profile here.

As a Charity Seal Holder of the Better Business Bureau Foundation, we meet the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. Read our report here.


The Mission is exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our IRS ID Number is 91-0595029.


In efforts to remain transparent to our donors and others, we welcome you to look through our financial documents for the past 2 years.

2016 Annual Report
2016 Audit Report

2015 Annual Report
2015 Audit Report


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